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  • L.A. Unified can keep teacher ratings anonymous, judges say

    L.A. Unified can keep teacher ratings anonymous, judges say
    The Los Angeles Unified School District does not need to release the names of teachers in connection with their performance ratings, according to a tentative court ruling issued Thursday. A three-judge state appellate court panel tentatively found a...
  • L.A. Unified doesn't have to release teachers' names with performance ratings

    L.A. Unified doesn't have to release teachers' names with performance ratings
    The Los Angeles Unified School District does not need to release the names of teachers in connection with their performance ratings, according to a tentative court ruling issued Thursday. A three-judge state appellate court panel tentatively found a...
  • L.A. teacher wins job back after removal for science projects

    L.A. teacher wins job back after removal for science projects
    A Los Angeles high school science teacher is returning to the classroom two months after being suspended over concerns that two students had assembled "dangerous" science projects under his supervision. Both projects overseen by teacher Greg Schiller...
  • L.A. parents must give OK before iPads sent home with students

    L.A. parents must give OK before iPads sent home with students
    The Los Angeles Unified School District will seek the approval of parents before sending iPads home with students, under an updated policy. "That is a wonderful development," said school board member Monica Ratliff. "Parents need to be clearly...
  • El Camino Real Charter High School wins national academic decathlon

    El Camino Real Charter High School claimed the national 2014 Academic Decathlon title on Saturday, marking the seventh time the Woodland Hills school has won the honor. The school earned 52,601.1 points out of a possible 60,000 and beat out 52 other...
  • California's high school graduation rate passes 80% for first time

    California's high school graduation rate passes 80% for first time
    For the first time in California history, the high school graduation rate has surpassed 80%, mirroring a trend nationwide, officials announced Monday. Although disparities remain based on students' race, socioeconomic status and English skills, the...
  • Alex Caputo-Pearl wins runoff election to head L.A. teachers union

    Alex Caputo-Pearl wins runoff election to head L.A. teachers union
    A veteran social studies teacher has defeated incumbent Warren Fletcher in an election to head the union that represents teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation’s second-largest school system. Alex Caputo-Pearl received 80%...
  • California's graduation rate tops 80% for the first time

    California's graduation rate tops 80% for the first time
    The high school graduation rate in California has topped 80% for the first time in state history, officials announced Monday. While disparities remain based on students’ racial, socioeconomic and English-language skills, strides in the state's...
  • Alex Caputo-Pearl wins runoff to lead L.A. teachers union

    Alex Caputo-Pearl wins runoff to lead L.A. teachers union
    Alex Caputo-Pearl was a young, activist teacher when he helped lead the Bus Riders Union, co-founded a group to organize against the growing influence of standardized testing and helped start a bloc within the union to push for liberal-leaning issues....
  • Boys' basketball: School police investigate Bernstein-Hollywood fight

     An altercation that broke out at the conclusion of Wednesday's basketball game between host Hollywood and rival Bernstein when players were shaking hands is being investigated by the Los Angeles Unified School District and school police, according to...
  • Jim Berk invests a lifetime of success into Participant Media

     Jim Berk invests a lifetime of success into Participant Media
    At just 21, a kid from the San Fernando Valley named Jim Berk began work as a music teacher at Carson High School. Within a couple of years, the teacher, not much older than some of his students, had turned a woebegone marching band into one of the best...